Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Fujifilm X30 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Cyber-shot RX100 vs X30 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 vs Fujifilm X30 Specs

Cyber-shot RX100

  • Introduced in June 2012
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1″
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 160 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 28-100mm (4x), f1.8-4.9
  • No WiFi
  • 101.6 x 58.1 x 36mm³ (4.0″ x 2.3″ x 1.4″)
  • 240g (7.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100


  • Introduced in August 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.0-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 118.7 x 71.6 x 60.3mm³ (4.7″ x 2.8″ x 2.4″)
  • 423g (13.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X30

Cyber-shot RX100 vs X30: The sensors

The Cyber-shot RX100 features a 1″ sized sensor, while the X30 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 the sensor of the Cyber-shot RX100 is somewhat larger than the X30’s chip at 58mm² (0.09 In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Fujifilm X30 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot RX100 a better choice

Cyber-shot RX100


Larger sensor (5)

1″ Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.10 12.00
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.20 0.92
Weighs less (2)

(7.7 oz.)
(13.6 oz.)
More portable (2)


Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the lower weight than the X30 and the more compact size.

The Cyber-shot RX100 scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X30

Cyber-shot RX100


Higher speed (4, frames/second)

10 12
Auto Focus points (4)

25 49
Better sensibility (4)

160 – 12800 ISO 100 – 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

330 470

Conclusion: Advantages of the X30 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 17 points for the X30.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot RX100


Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VS Fujifilm X30 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot RX100 and X30

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Fujifilm X30


We advise to choose the newest model: Fujifilm X30.